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Spanish, B.A.

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Watervliet, NY, United States
A major or minor in Spanish opens the door to Hispanic and Spanish cultures, incredible travel experiences, and a language spoken by 400 million people in the world. Speaking Spanish is a marketable skill valued by employers It creates possibilities for interacting with others in many environments such as business, healthcare and education. ¡Empecemos!
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Overview

Highlights of being a Spanish major include: service-learning with local reading programs, pre-K schools and nonprofit organizations that serve local immigrant populations; class trips; travel courses to Mexico and Spain; film screenings; tertulias; and research opportunities. You'll learn to communicate in Spanish with confidence, interpret text, analyze cultural materials and gain a ton of knowledge about Spanish history and culture. 

Programs offered:

  • B.A. in Spanish
  • B.A. in Spanish (education certificate)
  • Minor in Spanish

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • Spanish
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Spanish I
  • Intro to Hispanic Literature
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Spanish Civilization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

 To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36675 USD/year
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  • National

    36675 USD/year
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